Easy Microwave Lemon Curd Recipe

Easy Microwave Lemon Curd Recipe
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Say goodbye to your stovetop, this easy microwave lemon curd recipe is quickly prepared in just a few minutes, actually 12 minutes to be exact.

If you’ve made lemon curd using the traditional method it could be quite challenging and can easily turn disastrous. Rest assured, this easy lemon curd recipe using a microwave is simple and fast resulting in a creamy and smooth lemon curd bursting with lemon flavor.

No more standing over the stovetop, No more double boiler, No more constantly stirring, preparing this lemon curd without a stovetop is easy and quick using your microwave taking only about 12 minutes top.

Still skeptical about making the best lemon curd in the microwave? I developed this lemon curd recipe so that you can literally make it with your eyes closed…seriously…of course, in between the intervals that is, you’ll see what I mean. But besides all that, you will see that the best lemon curd recipe is the simplest and quickest using my microwave method.

Ready To Make This Microwave Lemon Curd Recipe? Let’s do it!!

Ingredients To Make Microwave Lemon Curd:

  • 2 egg yolks from large eggs (40 grams)
  • 1 cup granulated sugar (200 grams)
  • 3 large eggs (150 grams)
  • 2 tablespoon lemon zest, from 2 medium lemons (12 grams)
  • 1/2 cup of lemon juice, freshly squeezed from the 2 lemons (120 grams)
  • 8 tablespoons salted butter ( 115 grams)

How To Make Microwave Lemon Curd?

  1. Add the lemon juice, eggs, egg yolks and sugar into a medium-size and beat together using a whisk until the mixture is well combined.
  2. Add the butter and microwave using intervals of 45 seconds stirring in between each interval.
  3. Repeat this process for about 8 minutes or until the lemon curd temperature reaches 80°C (175˚F). If you don’t have a thermometer, you’ll know the lemon is done when it coats the back of a spoon.
  4. Once ready, carefully remove the lemon curd from the microwave and whisk until creamy and smooth.
  5. Add the lemon zest and mix until combined.
  6. Cool the lemon curd at room temperature for about 30 minutes, it will begin to thicken during the cooling stage.
  7. You can cover it with plastic cling wrap or transfer it into a mason jar.
  8. Keep stored in the refrigerator until ready to use.

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Easy Microwave Lemon Curd Recipe

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In just 12 minutes, you can be enjoying an amazing silky creamy lemon curd using just your microwave. This no stovetop easy lemon curd recipe is the best lemon curd you'll ever have…believe me. Rich, creamy, and bursting with buttery lemon flavor that is as bright as the sunshine, this lemon curd will be everyone's favorite.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 8 mins
Total Time 13 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine British, United Kingdom
Servings 30 Tablespoons
Calories 65 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2 egg yolks from large eggs 40 grams
  • 1 cup granulated sugar 200 grams
  • 3 large eggs 150 grams
  • 2 tablespoon lemon zest from 2 medium lemons (12 grams)
  • 1/2 cup of lemon juice freshly squeezed from the 2 lemons (120 grams)
  • 8 tablespoons salted butter 115 grams

Instructions
 

  • Add the lemon juice, eggs, egg yolks and sugar into a medium-size and beat together using a whisk until the mixture is well combined.
  • Add the butter and microwave using intervals of 45 seconds stirring in between each interval.
  • Repeat this process for about 8 minutes or until the lemon curd temperature reaches 80°C (175˚F). If you don’t have a thermometer, you’ll know the lemon is done when it coats the back of a spoon.
  • Once ready, carefully remove the lemon curd from the microwave and whisk until creamy and smooth.
  • Add the lemon zest and mix until combined.
  • Cool the lemon curd at room temperature for about 30 minutes, it will begin to thicken during the cooling stage.
  • You can cover it with plastic cling wrap or transfer it into a mason jar.
  • Keep stored in the refrigerator until ready to use.
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